Saturday, July 11, 2009

SOCCER CAM: Mid-70s Dodge Royal Monaco

We spotted this 70s cruiser on the village square in Madison. It immediately had me thinking of the 'Blues Brothers' movie. What a glorious relic from Chrysler Corporation's past!

I wanted to photograph the car, but could barely walk. My recovery from knee surgery was still a work in progress. So Soccer Fairy, our junior ace, stepped in to complete the task:

Postscript: According to 'Blues Brothers Central' the Bluesmobile was a 1974 Dodge Monaco. An entry on Wikipedia says that 13 different vehicles were actually used to depict this car during the film's production.


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